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Busy week on tap for IPOs

NEW YORK CITY — Next week is shaping up to be a busy one for market debuts with four companies planning IPOs — a sign that the battered sector is again picking up steam.

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Man dies after falling off roof

ROCHESTER — Authorities say a 44-year-old man has died after falling from the top of an office building under construction in Rochester.

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Land purchased across from FDR site

LLOYD — An environmental group says it’s buying nearly 200 acres of land to protect the views across the Hudson River from the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site.

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Imam faces judge in terror case

NEW YORK CITY — An imam is facing a judge over charges that he lied to FBI agents investigating a foiled suicide bomb plot against New York City.

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Little luck in efforts to expand gambling

ALBANY — The expansion of gambling in New York is having a streak of bad luck. The recession has interrupted more than $900 million in construction work on a Seneca Indian casino ...

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Vote likely on tax breaks

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A measure blending tax breaks for companies that hire unemployed workers with highway funding eagerly sought by states appeared headed for House passage ...

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Schumer urges BPA restrictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Tuesday asked the Environmental Protection Agency why it did not include Bisphenol-A, the controversial plastic-hardener, on a list of chemicals ...

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